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Componenets of a vision assisted constrained autonomous satellite formation flying control system

Componenets of a vision assisted constrained autonomous satellite formation flying control system
Componenets of a vision assisted constrained autonomous satellite formation flying control system
This paper examines a complete solution to autonomous formation flying of satellites where problems of position, velocity and attitude estimation, data fusion across the cluster, constrained actuators, fuel efficient manoeuvres and robustness are all considered. The joint problem of inaccurate state estimation combined with low thrust is addressed through the use of Kalman filter and an LP-solvable constrained predictive controller. Attitude control is ensured by a globally stable quaternion-based adaptive feedback controller. Calibration of control signals for translational force actuation is introduced. Options of solutions are analysed and the complete system and its system parts are illustrated in realistic simulations.
autonomous control, formation flying, satellite control, event driven control
0890-6327
237-264
Lincoln, N.K.
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Veres, S.M.
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Lincoln, N.K.
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Veres, S.M.
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Lincoln, N.K. and Veres, S.M. (2006) Componenets of a vision assisted constrained autonomous satellite formation flying control system. International Journal of Adaptive Control and Signal Processing, 21 (2-3), 237-264. (doi:10.1002/acs.922).

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This paper examines a complete solution to autonomous formation flying of satellites where problems of position, velocity and attitude estimation, data fusion across the cluster, constrained actuators, fuel efficient manoeuvres and robustness are all considered. The joint problem of inaccurate state estimation combined with low thrust is addressed through the use of Kalman filter and an LP-solvable constrained predictive controller. Attitude control is ensured by a globally stable quaternion-based adaptive feedback controller. Calibration of control signals for translational force actuation is introduced. Options of solutions are analysed and the complete system and its system parts are illustrated in realistic simulations.

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Submitted date: May 2006
Published date: October 2006
Additional Information: Special Issue: Autonomous and adaptive control of vehicles in formation
Keywords: autonomous control, formation flying, satellite control, event driven control
Organisations: Astronautics Group

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Local EPrints ID: 66017
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/66017
ISSN: 0890-6327
PURE UUID: f4d9d1eb-98b2-4edd-92c0-3700688cf1ba

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Date deposited: 20 Apr 2009
Last modified: 19 Jul 2017 00:28

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